Lucille Ball’s Great-Granddaughter Looks Exactly Like The Legend


Comedy legend and television icon, Lucille
Ball passed away in 1989, but she’s making headlines more than 30 years later, and it’s
all because of her great-grandaughter. In 1940, Ball married her I Love Lucy co-star,
Desi Arnaz. Their 20-year marriage was infamously volatile,
fraught with numerous infidelity allegations. However, during their time together, the two
welcomed two children into the world: Lucie and Desi Arnaz Jr. The latter inherited his father’s bad-boy
reputation. As Desi Jr. told People in 1978, “Years ago I was a playboy. From the time I was 13, I thought I was in
love.” By 15, Arnaz Jr. had a child of his own, Julia. Born out of wedlock, The New York Post reports
that she was estranged from her father and his family for many years. In 1994, the Orlando Sentinel reported that
she was, quote, “hooked on cocaine and working as a stripper.” During that time, she sought out her dad for
support that she would never receive. Howe told the outlet, “All I ever wanted from [Arnaz] was for him
to come to the phone when I called or answer a letter. He couldn’t reach out and help his own flesh
and blood.” So what does any of that have to do with Ball? Well, as it turns out, Howe had a daughter
of her own, and she’s very aware of the fact that she’s descended from Hollywood royalty. Julia Howe’s daughter, Desiree Anzalone, never
had the chance to meet her great-grandmother, and neither did her mother. As Howe wrote on her Facebook page in 2018
on the anniversary of Lucille Ball’s death, “RIP to my beautiful grandmother~ This was
a very difficult day for me to have to find out through the news…I remember just falling
to my knees knowing I’d never get the chance to ever [meet] my G-ma in this lifetime.” However, Howe decided to keep Ball’s legacy
alive and name her daughter after her grandmother, giving her child Ball’s middle name. Growing up, Anzalone wasn’t very close to
her mom, which had to do, in part, with the fact that her mother struggled with a drug
addiction. She wrote on her Instagram page in 2017, “My grandparents on my dad’s side raised me
and had full custody of me so I never knew my mom until later in life. I was only 3 when my mother decided it best
to give me up but I’m resilient.” One example of her resilience? Anzalone fought stage four breast cancer,
and beat it. Nowadays, Ball’s great-granddaughter works
as a photographer in Connecticut. Her main Instagram page is filled with photos
that show she bears a striking resemblance to the I Love Lucy star, but she doesn’t think
so. She wrote on Instagram in April 2019, “I have acknowledged my entire life I do not
resemble my great-grandma, but rather have more of the Arnaz genes.” Regardless, she still has old Hollywood royalty
in her blood. Considering the fact that Julia Howe never
had a chance to meet her famous relative, will we ever really know what Lucille Ball
was like as a grandmother? Well, Ball’s daughter, Lucie Arnaz, had three
children of her own, and one of them, Kate Luckinbill-Conner, has spoken out about the
television legend. She mused to Closer Weekly in 2019, “My grandmother was a regular girl from upstate
New York. She didn’t set out to be anyone’s icon.” She also added that Ball was a “really good
grandma,” making up for lost time not being around her daughter, Lucie. She recalled, “I remember her giving me these incredible
bubble baths. She loved to wrap me up in towels and do my
hair and makeup.” A few weeks before the Closer Weekly feature
was published, Ball’s granddaughter launched The Lucy Legacy, a Facebook page honoring
her grandmother. Luckinbill-Conner announced the launch of
the page in April 2019 during a gala at the Hollywood Museum that marked the 30th anniversary
of Ball’s passing. Reflecting on Ball, Luckinbill-Conner reportedly
that legacy her grandmother left behind was to, quote, “show up, do the work, be the best,
don’t take no for an answer.” “We’re having a baby.” “I bet he’s gonna look just like you.” “Oh, I hope not!” Check out one of our newest videos right here! Plus, even more Nicki Swift videos about your
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  1. Wow all my life I thought Lucy Ball loved her family. Can't believe she didn't reach out to your granddaughter. She must of been very disappointed of her son. Very sad

  2. So sad Lucy's children's did not try to be in this beautiful young womens life. What a dead beat dad Desi Jr is. He did not try to look for he's own daughter. Lucy must have known too. Total messed up.

  3. She's beautiful but I don't think she looks like her great grandmother at all. The click bate game is strong with this one.

  4. I think she looks besutiful but nothing like Lucille, there is a TINY bit of a resemblance but 98% of her genes are on her father's side.

  5. It really sucks when you guys lie in the leader there is no one in this video that looks just like Lucy so it's like that was a f**** weak-ass post you guys are to be like flag that mean I'm serious they should charge you guys money for misinformation is b***** I hate Nicki Swift I'll never watch any of your stuff again it makes any sense that to lie to try to get people to watch your stuff cuz all he does is piss them off after they watch it and there's not anything this reflective and what you had drugged them in for what is your name I usually skip over at this time I wasn't really looking like that I messed up next time I'll pay more attention trust me wasted time wasted time wasted time

  6. Misleading tittle, cause it is very obvious that even thought she’s beautiful she looks nothing like Lucille. I clicked on the video cause of the title. Not cool 😡

  7. She does not look like Lucy at all 🙄 🤔 Who was the idiot that said this woman looks like Lucy? Desi Jr should be a shamed of himself he did nothing for this young woman. What a p o s…

  8. If you mean they both look using their eyes..then sure they look alike. But if you mean you dont need Maury Povich and his DNA results to know they are kin..then no.

  9. The commentary is so fast& sloppy that is hard to make any sense,.. who what .. son daughter drug addict who who's children daughter who looks like Lucy ?
    Ths girl has her father darker olive carnation & beautiful big eyes of her beautiful grandmother but black or dark brown, besides the pictures are so random scatered taken so hard to say how exactly she looks! Luch had georgus huge blue eyes & with her comic expression made them even bigger! No need to compare, the girl has her own beautiful & unfortunately no happy childhood & something about her father,, it was said in blurry sdt speed speech …. really hard to understand!
    This women speak so fast & to fast for this kind of short video- she should work on Auctions not in movies!

  10. No resemblance. I never watched in color. I remember asking my mom if she was really red headed and if so.. how red. Lol. Wow she was right. But I’m black and white it didn’t show at all. So very different seeing flaming red hair on her and color in general. Big difference.

  11. False description then pretty great grand daighter doesn’t claim to look exactly like her. Still a lot of interesting info

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